Political concerns apparently were behind the decision to raise the loan-size limits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.Read more.
Senior bonds backed by auto loans and credit-card receivables are rapidly gaining value on the secondary market.Read more.
Some of the world’s largest oil companies are looking at securitization.Read more.
Structured-settlement investor Sutton Park Capital is preparing the biggest-ever securitization in the asset class.Read more.
Societe Generale is bringing in market heavyweight John Cho to lead its asset-backed bond underwriting operation in the U.S.Read more.
Amid signs of stress in the leveraged-loan market, spreads are widening for certain junior collateralized loan obligation notes.Read more.
Several companies that lease offshore drilling equipment to oil and gas producers are taking a hard look at securitization.Read more.
Redwood Trust is attempting to buy an originator of fix-and-flip loans, with an eye toward funding the business through securitization.Read more.
Morningstar’s purchase of DBRS has immobilized efforts by private mortgage insurers to issue risk-transfer bonds.Read more.
Education lender Climb Credit is eyeing securitization as a funding source.Read more.
Fitch is working on a plan that could result in the first structured-product ratings to incorporate so-called ESG principles.Read more.